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FSLH Honors Retired Sergeant Robert Philo of New Hartford Police Department

Apr 17, 2015
On Thursday, March 19, 2015, retired Sergeant Robert Philo was awarded a recognition plaque from Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) for his years of service and his dedication to protect and serve the hospital and community. Philo had been a part of the FSLH community for more than 10 years. He was influential in establishing a close working relationship between FSLH and the New Hartford...

St. Elizabeth College of Nursing Awards Spring 2015 Scholarships

Apr 17, 2015
UTICA -- The St. Elizabeth College of Nursing Scholarship Committee has announced the following recipients of the 2015 spring scholarships:  Class of 1957 Scholarship Susan Burr, Weekday Freshman Woman’s Christian Association Scholarship Amber Dietrich, Weekday Senior  Dana Roes, Weekday Senior Brittany Corey, Weekend Senior Rebecca Evans, Weekend Freshman Nancy...

MVHS Names Vice President of Human Resources

Apr 15, 2015
UTICA – Greg M. Howard has been named vice president of Human Resources (HR) for the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). In this role, he is responsible for the day-to-day HR operations, HR strategic direction, organizational development and training, and employee relations including recognition and awards for the system. Howard also oversees two Employee Health offices. Prior to working for...

Mohawk Valley Health System Renames Primary Care and Specialty Groups

Apr 14, 2015
UTICA –Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) and St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) affiliated in 2014 to form the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). As MVHS celebrates its first anniversary, the medical group offices of the two former organizations have joined together under a common name: MVHS Medical Group. The new primary and specialty care network encompasses 32 locations and 130 providers....

Bariatric Surgery Program Continues to Grow

Apr 13, 2015
On Tuesday, March 26, 2015, William A. Graber, MD, FACS, held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of his new office. To better meet the needs of their patients, The William A. Graber, MD, PC, Bariatric Surgery Medical Office opened a new and expanded office at 125 Business Park Drive, Suite 150, in Utica, New York. Founded in 2002 by Dr. Graber, the Bariatric Surgery Program at...

Mohawk Valley Health System Celebrates National Healthcare Volunteer Week

Apr 10, 2015
In honor of National Healthcare Volunteer Week, April 12 to April 18, 2015, the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) celebrates the many active volunteers who donate their time, energy and talents to the organization and encourages others to start helping within their communities. During this annual week-long celebration, volunteers are offered discount coupons to the hospital gift shops and can...

MVHS Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture - April 26

Apr 10, 2015
On Sunday, April 26, 2015, the Mohawk Valley Health System will host a Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture. The topic is “Spotlight on Organ/Tissue Donation and Transplant,” and will be presented by Shaina Kaye, Hospital and Community Services specialist from the Center for Donation and Transplant. Kaye will present on the life saving benefits of organ/tissue donation and explore common...

MVHS Names Language Assistance Program Director

Apr 8, 2015
UTICA – Sergey Germanovich has been named director of the Language Assistance Program for Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). In this position, Germanovich oversees daily operations of the program, including the direct supervision of administrative staff members and interpreters throughout MVHS. Germanovich has been an employee at St. Elizabeth Medical Center since 2009, serving in various...

Mohawk Valley Health System to Host Stroke Education Day

Apr 7, 2015
On Wednesday, May 13, 2015, the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) will host A Stroke of Knowledge — Essentials of Stroke Care from 8am to 4pm at Vernon Downs Casino and Hotel in Vernon, New York. Physicians, nurses, therapists, students and anyone involved in the medical field are welcome to attend. The Stroke Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, an affiliate of MVHS, is the only designated...

National Cancer Survivors Day Breakfast - June 7, 2015

Apr 2, 2015
On Sunday, June 7, 2015, cancer survivors from the Mohawk Valley as well as their family and friends are invited to gather with employees, medical staff and volunteers from the Mohawk Valley Health System’s (MVHS) Cancer Center at the 28th annual National Cancer Survivors Day. The breakfast will take place at Hart’s Hill Inn, 135 Clinton Street, Whitesboro, with doors opening at 9am and the...

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